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The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui @PicadorBooks @DelphineMinoui #TheBookCollectorsofDaraya #TheClqrt #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog

Picador Books March2021 Book Description In 2012 the rebel suburb of Daraya in Damascus was brutally besieged by Syrian government forces. Four years of suffering ensued, punctuated by shelling, barrel bombs and chemical gas attacks. People's homes were destroyed and their food supplies cut off; disease was rife. Yet in this man-made hell, forty young… Continue reading The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui @PicadorBooks @DelphineMinoui #TheBookCollectorsofDaraya #TheClqrt #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog

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Stronger by Poorna Bell @booksbybluebird @panmacmillan @poornabell #TheClqrt #Poornabell #nonfiction #bookreview #bookblogger #memoir

Bluebird Books 29th April 2021 Book Description Now a competitive amateur power-lifter who can lift over twice her own bodyweight, Poorna Bell is perfectly placed to start a crucial new conversation about women's strength and fitness, one that has nothing to do with weight loss. In Stronger, she describes how taking up weightlifting after the… Continue reading Stronger by Poorna Bell @booksbybluebird @panmacmillan @poornabell #TheClqrt #Poornabell #nonfiction #bookreview #bookblogger #memoir

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Unspoken by Guvna B @GuvnaB @HarpersInspire #GuvnaB #leavenothingunspoken #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

Harper Inspire February 2021 Book Description Men are brave. Men are bold. Men are fearless and strong. Growing up on a council estate in East London, rapper Guvna B thinks he knows what it means to be a man. But when a personal tragedy sends him reeling, he's forced to think again. Dealing with grief… Continue reading Unspoken by Guvna B @GuvnaB @HarpersInspire #GuvnaB #leavenothingunspoken #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

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That One Patient by Ellen de Visser @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #ThatOnePatient #Nonfiction #EllendeVisser #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

4th Estate Books 18th February 2021 Book Description We know doctors have the power to change ordinary lives, in the most extraordinary of ways. But who are the people who change their doctor's lives, and how do they do it? In That One Patient, journalist Ellen de Visser asks doctors and nurses around the world… Continue reading That One Patient by Ellen de Visser @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #ThatOnePatient #Nonfiction #EllendeVisser #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla @panmacmillan @booksbybluebird @nikeshshukla #BrownBaby #NikeshShukla #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFiction #TheClqrt #FebruaryPublications

Bluebird 4th February 2020 Book Description In Brown Baby Shukla explores themes of racism, feminism, parenting and our shifting ideas of home. With writing that will both fill and open your heart, this by turns, heartbreaking, hilariously funny and intensely relatable memoir is dedicated to the author's two young daughters, and is in remembrance of… Continue reading Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla @panmacmillan @booksbybluebird @nikeshshukla #BrownBaby #NikeshShukla #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFiction #TheClqrt #FebruaryPublications

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How to Fail by Elizabeth Day @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #TheClqrt #NonFictionBook #HowToFail #ElizabethDay #BookBlogger #BookReview

4th Estate Books Dec 2019 Book Description Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How to Fail is Elizabeth Day's brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things gone wrong. Part memoir, part manifesto, and including chapters on dating, work, sport, babies, families, anger and friendship. It is based on the simple premise that understanding… Continue reading How to Fail by Elizabeth Day @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #TheClqrt #NonFictionBook #HowToFail #ElizabethDay #BookBlogger #BookReview

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Paranormal Warwickshire by S.C Skillman @scskillman @amberleybooks #TheClqrt #ParanormalWarwickshire #NonFictionNovember #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #Friday13th

Amberley Publishing 15th November 2020 What better day to review a book on paranormal activity than on Friday 13th! Book Description Warwickshire is a county steeped in the supernatural, as befits the county of Shakespeare and the many ghosts and spirits that he conjured up in his works. The towns and villages of Warwickshire, its… Continue reading Paranormal Warwickshire by S.C Skillman @scskillman @amberleybooks #TheClqrt #ParanormalWarwickshire #NonFictionNovember #NonFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #Friday13th

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Non Fiction November #nonfictionnovember #nonfictionrecommendations #theClqrt #readingrecommendations #bookrecommendations

I have enjoyed so much great non fiction this year so I thought I would helpfully (I hope) link these in one post to celebrate the start of November - when we all make a special effort to read some non fiction - don't we? Here is my 2020 non fiction reads and recommendations. Let… Continue reading Non Fiction November #nonfictionnovember #nonfictionrecommendations #theClqrt #readingrecommendations #bookrecommendations

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Three Women by Lisa Taddeo @lisadtaddeo @BloomsburyBooks #ThreeWomenBook #ThreeWomen #LisaTaddeo #TheClqrt #BookReview #nonfiction

Bloomsbury Books 2019 Book Description All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her? All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah… Continue reading Three Women by Lisa Taddeo @lisadtaddeo @BloomsburyBooks #ThreeWomenBook #ThreeWomen #LisaTaddeo #TheClqrt #BookReview #nonfiction

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Intimations – Six Essays by Zadie Smith @PenguinUKBooks @BloggersHut #NonFiction #IntimationsSixEssays #ZadieSmith #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #theclqrt #bookblogger

Penguin Books 28th July 2020 Book Description Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas, feelings and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. What does it mean to submit to a new reality - or to resist it? How do we compare relative sufferings? What is the relationship between time and work? In… Continue reading Intimations – Six Essays by Zadie Smith @PenguinUKBooks @BloggersHut #NonFiction #IntimationsSixEssays #ZadieSmith #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #theclqrt #bookblogger